The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 86 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 0.76% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate £118 £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.62% +196.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £347 £210
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +65.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.69 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -12.54%
VBScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
709 528 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.65% 37.26% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 359 297
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 - -
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) Intranet
5 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
5 11 (36.67%) VB
5 11 (36.67%) VB.NET
5 11 (36.67%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) Classic ASP
5 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
6 8 (26.67%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) PHP
7 7 (23.33%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Intranet
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Web Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 6 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
1 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (36.67%) Classic ASP
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) NetWare
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.67%) ITSM
3 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Server Building
3 2 (6.67%) Server Patching
3 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
4 11 (36.67%) VB
4 11 (36.67%) VB.NET
5 8 (26.67%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCEA
2 2 (6.67%) CCEE
2 2 (6.67%) CCIA
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCITP
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Becrypt
3 3 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Lotus
4 2 (6.67%) AppSense
4 2 (6.67%) CA
4 2 (6.67%) Novell
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Wyse